Severance and Unemployment

Can you receive severance and unemployment?  This is a common question that our clients ask about prior to signing the severance agreement.  However, the answer to this question is very fact specific and state specific.  Each state has its own…

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Typical Severance Pay Formulas

With so many jobs disappearing due to cut backs and downsizing, severance packages are becoming more and more common. As a result, workers who are laid off are wondering what their severance package should look like. The most common question…

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Can Severance Pay Be Taxed?

Can Severance Pay Be Taxed?

If you have recently lost your job and are offered a severance pay agreement, you may be wondering how much of the agreed-upon amount you will actually see after taxes. This is a very good question, and one that even…

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Getting A Great Severance Deal

Getting a Great Severance Deal

When your Human Resources Department calls you in to offer you a severance package upon your termination, it is important to remember that they are doing so because they want something from you. In the best of circumstances, a severance…

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